The Giants Baseball Experience: A Year-by-Year Chronicle, from New York to San Francisco

The Giants Baseball Experience: A Year-by-Year Chronicle, from New York to San Francisco

by Dan Fost

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The Giants Baseball Experience: A Year-by-Year Chronicle, from New York to San Francisco by Dan Fost

A beautifully illustrated celebration of all the players and moments that have brought success to the Giants baseball team, on both coasts, for the past 130 years. From their origins as the New York Gothams in 1883 through numerous dynasties as the New York Giants and up to the most recent championship run in San Francisco, the Giants franchise has established a winning tradition that stretches back well over a century. Taking the reader through this incredible legacy, The Giants Baseball Experience provides fans with a unique season-by-season look at the team's full history. Author and longtime Giants fanatic Dan Fost presents season profiles exploring the most memorable moments, the leading individual performances, the top off-field stories, and the key statistical accomplishments for each year. In addition, he includes feature articles highlighting the franchise's prominent players and managers throughout the dynasty, the ballparks that the Giants have called home - including icons like the Polo Grounds and AT&T Park - and the fascinating characters, wacky stories, and distinctive traditions that have defined Giants baseball for so long. Illustrated with both vintage and contemporary photos and accompanied by a rich collection of rare memorabilia and a range of detailed stats, The Giants Baseball Experience provides the full understanding of what it means to be a true fan of the San Francisco Giants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760345726
Publisher: MVP Books
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dan Fost is a freelance journalist based in the Bay Area whose work has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, USA Today, Popular Science, and San Francisco magazine. He has written numerous articles about the San Francisco Giants and is an avid baseball fan. He lives in San Rafael, California. www.danfost.com

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